POSTED ON Feb 20, 2013 BY Keith

Call for Entries—2013 Seattle Lesbian & Gay FIlm Festival

The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is now accepting submissions for our 18th annual event, October 10-20, 2013.



Early bird – Entry submitted by March 2, 2013 (No fee)

Regular - Entry submitted by June 15, 2013 ($10 fee)

Final – Entry submitted by June 29, 2013 ($20 fee) 


All accepted films are eligible for awards. The competition jury will select films from four categories to receive cash awards: Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Short Film, and Most Innovative Short Film. Audience awards voted on by festival attendees will be given for Favorite Narrative Feature, Favorite Documentary Feature, Favorite Gay Short Film, Favorite Lesbian Short Film, Favorite Transgender Film, and Favorite Local Film. 


The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival prefers online entries submitted via, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions. Fill out one master entry form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines, and powerful submission management tools. There’s no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you’ll join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities.

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